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U.S. childhood asthma rising in south, poor kids, ages 10-17 : Prevention tips

Switch to vaping. If you smoke cigarettes, parents, and can't shake the nicotine habit, try vaping. E-cigs put out vapor instead of smoke and vaping tends not to aggravate asthma. Some people with asthma report that although they can't be around secondha
Examiner.com (National)
added Jan 4, 2016 16:55
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Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study

His own research has hinted at links between the skin condition known as eczema, unhealthy life choices such as less physical activity and smoking, and heart disease risk factors. The new study aims to understand whether similar connections might exist in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2015 20:04
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[Asia, India] Maha govt's campaign against secondhand smoke affecting children's health receives WLF applause

World Lung Foundation (WLF) today complimented the government of Maharashtra on a new mass media campaign, which warns people about the deadly effects of secondhand smoke (SHS) on children. The campaign, “Tobacco Is Eating Your Baby Alive,” uses graphic
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Dec 9, 2015 14:10
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[Massachusetts] 'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier / Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

Green "policies" have been another key step, Colton said. Smoking is banned, and use of chemical pesticides has been slashed -- two moves the BHA has now extended to all public housing, according to background information in the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2015 09:00
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[California] Should Apartment Buildings Be Smoke-free? Why Renters Need the Option to Avoid Harmful Secondhand Smoke

At Smokefree Air For Everyone, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit I direct, we get calls from people dealing with similar problems at least once a day. S.A.F.E. has been funded for 15 years by the California Department of Public Health’s Tobacco Control Progr
Zócalo Public Square (Arizona State University)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:00
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Effect modification by race–ethnicity of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on airway inflammation in US children

Asthma mortality and morbidity are higher in black than in white children. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a noninvasive biomarker...no evidence at 6 to 11 years of age for an effect modification by race of the association between ETS and FeNO.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Oct 5, 2015 20:24
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[Sweden] Smoking while pregnant could increase risk of your grandchildren being asthmatic decades later if their mothers avoid the habit

A Swedish study found that sins of the grandmother can skip a generation Smoking is a factor known to affect the activity, or 'expression', of genes The risk of their grandchildren having asthma was raised by 10% to 22% Rates of childhood asthma have i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:40
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[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01
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Kids with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers

Kids with asthma are more likely to have breathing problems and be hospitalized when they live with a smoker, a research review suggests. The team analyzed data from 25 studies that included a combined total of more than 430,000 children. Kids with asthm
Reuters
added Sep 25, 2015 07:26
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Kids, Asthma and Second Hand Smoke at Home = Twice as Many Hospitalizations

Parents who allow their children with asthma to be exposed to second hand smoke (SHS) at home need to know the risk is high their child will be hospitalized. In fact, the risk is nearly double that for kids with asthma who are not exposed to SHS.
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Sep 24, 2015 12:50
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